US Patent No: 7,794,386

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Methods for facilitating weight loss

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The present invention provides methods for facilitating weight loss in a patient. In some embodiments, the methods comprise the steps of locally administering a botulinum toxin to a stomach tissue of an obese patient, and deploying a gastric band around the stomach of the patient.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ALLERGAN, INC.IRVINE, CA1702

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brooks, Gregory F Irvine, CA 38 182

Cited Art Landscape

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ALLERGAN, INC. (17)
5,437,291 Method for treating gastrointestinal muscle disorders and other smooth muscle dysfunction 209 1993
6,395,277 Method and compositions for the treatment of cerebral palsy 36 1994
5,674,205 Device for treating gastrointestinal muscle disorders and other smooth muscle dysfunction 68 1995
6,113,915 Methods for treating pain 92 1999
6,265,379 Method for treating otic disorders 74 1999
6,139,845 Method for treating cancer with a neurotoxin 93 1999
6,143,306 Methods for treating pancreatic disorders 60 2000
6,458,365 Method for treating headache 73 2000
6,358,513 Method for treating Hashimoto's thyroiditis 42 2000
6,464,986 Method for treating pain by peripheral administration of a neurotoxin 79 2000
6,312,708 Botulinum toxin implant 159 2000
6,423,319 Methods for treating muscle injuries 57 2000
6,328,977 Method for treating hyperparathyroidism 38 2000
6,767,544 Methods for treating cardiovascular diseases with botulinum toxin 36 2002
2004/0086,532 Botulinum toxin formulations for oral administration 6 2002
2004/0253,274 Use of a clostridial toxin to reduce appetite 19 2003
2008/0092,910 Apparatus and method for treating obesity using neurotoxins in conjunction with bariatric procedures 6 2006
 
MIOTOX, LLC (2)
5,670,484 Method for treatment of skin lesions associated with cutaneous cell-proliferative disorders 88 1995
5,714,468 Method for reduction of migraine headache pain 135 1996
 
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (2)
2004/0037,865 Obesity controlling method 84 2003
2004/0009,224 Obesity controlling method 61 2003
 
ALLERGAN PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDINGS (IRELAND) LIMITED (1)
6,063,768 Application of botulinum toxin to the management of neurogenic inflammatory disorders 111 1997
 
ALLERGAN SALES, INC. (1)
6,306,403 Method for treating parkinson's disease with a botulinum toxin 57 2000
 
Angiotech International AG (1)
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CEREVAST THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
6,579,847 Method and apparatus for vascular neuromuscular blockade 13 2000
 
ENDOVX, INC. (1)
2006/0015,151 Method of using endoscopic truncal vagoscopy with gastric bypass, gastric banding and other procedures 39 2005
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (1)
2004/0122,452 Obesity treatment tools and methods 112 2003
 
MOUNT SINAI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (1)
5,766,605 Treatment of autonomic nerve dysfunction with botulinum toxin 191 1994
 
SYNTAXIN LIMITED (1)
5,989,545 Clostridial toxin derivatives able to modify peripheral sensory afferent functions 212 1998
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, A BODY CORPORATE (1)
6,365,164 Use of neurotoxin therapy for treatment of urologic and related disorders 52 2000
 
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APOLLO ENDOSURGERY, INC. (13)
8,236,023 Apparatus and method for volume adjustment of intragastric balloons 1 2004
8,292,800 Implantable pump system 0 2009
8,317,677 Mechanical gastric band with cushions 0 2009
8,678,993 Remotely adjustable gastric banding system 0 2010
8,758,221 Source reservoir with potential energy for remotely adjustable gastric banding system 0 2010
8,764,624 Inductively powered remotely adjustable gastric banding system 0 2010
8,517,915 Remotely adjustable gastric banding system 0 2010
8,308,630 Hydraulic gastric band with collapsible reservoir 0 2010
8,382,780 Fatigue-resistant gastric banding device 0 2010
8,377,081 Closure system for tubular organs 0 2010
8,698,373 Pare piezo power with energy recovery 0 2010
8,725,435 Syringe-based leak detection system 0 2011
8,323,180 Hydraulic gastric band with collapsible reservoir 0 2011
 
ROSLIN, MITCHELL (1)
8,623,042 Artificial gastric valve 0 2010
 
ROSLIN, MITCHELL STEVEN (1)
8,251,888 Artificial gastric valve 0 2006

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